2018 Conference – Kentucky, USA

The 2018 conference will be hosted by The Thoroughbred Owner & Breeders Association (TOBA), in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. The event will consist of a combination of meetings, formal presentations, visits to stud farms and racing at the Breeders’ Cup.

For further information on the event please visit the dedicated website page ; https://toba.org/itbf2018/


Monday, October 29:

Delegate arrival
Check-in Hospitality room available at Marriott from 3pm-8pm

Tuesday, October 30:

Breakfast at Marriott
9:30am – Bus departure from hotel
10:00am – Custom Bourbon distillery tour at Buffalo Trace *Sponsored by:
11:45pm – Lunch catered on-site
1:45pm – Tour of Lanes End
3:45pm – Cocktail reception at Darby Dan
5:45pm – Bus departs Darby Dan back to Marriott Griffin gate

Wednesday, October 31:

Breakfast at Marriott
7:30am – Bus Departs for Fasig-Tipton, ITBF Vet Meeting check-in
*Vet meeting agenda on another schedule
12:00pm – Lunch in Seattle Slew Room at Fasig-Tipton
6:00pm – Bus departs Marriott Griffingate to Gluck Center Hall of Fame dinner at Hillary J. Boone Center
8:30pm– Bus departs dinner to return to Marriott Griffin Gate

Thursday, November 1:

Breakfast at Marriott
10:00am – ITBF meeting at Marriott
4:30pm – Bus departs for Taylor Made Farm tour
5:30pm – Reception and dinner at Taylor Made Farm
7:00pm– Bus returns to Marriott Griffin Gate

Friday, November 2:

Breakfast at Marriott
10:00am – Bus departure for Breeders’ Cup races at Churchill Downs
11:3am – BC seats and lunch located in Starting Gate Suites
7:00pm – Return from Churchill Downs

Saturday, November 3:

Breakfast at Marriott
9:00am – Bus departure for Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs
10:35am – BC seats and lunch located in Starting Gate Suites
7:00pm – Return from Churchill Downs

Sunday, November 4:

Breakfast at Marriott
10:30am – Departure for Claiborne Farm tour
12:00 – Depart Claiborne Farm to Gainesway Farm
12:30pm – Tour of Gainesway Farm (firm tour time)
1:30pm – Arrive at Keeneland for lunch
2:30pm – Tour Keeneland
3:30pm – Depart Keeneland for Marriott Hotel
5:00pm-6:00pm – Marriott shuttle bus available to Fasig-Tipton Sale
7:00pm-8:00pm– Marriott shuttle bus available for return to Marriott
(Dinner at your leisure)

Monday, November 5:

Breakfast at Marriott
8:30am – Departure to farm tour at WinStar Farm
10:15am – From WinStar Farm, depart to the Keeneland Sale
12:00pm – Lunch offered at Keeneland buffet
1:00pm – Bus departs Keeneland to Marriott Griffin Gate


Further information will follow shortly.

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